Our English school in Santa Barbara

  • The EF English school in Santa Barbara is a typical colonial-style building with a red-tiled roof and white stucco façade
  • Enjoy the sunny outdoor courtyard and spacious student lounges between classes
  • We organize a range of weekly activities and weekend trips to Los Angeles, San Diego and Disneyland
  • Cafés and restaurants are right outside the door, and you're just a 5-minute walk to State street's shopping and dining
  • Our English school in Santa Barbara features comfortable, brightly-lit classrooms fitted with interactive whiteboards and tablets

Why take an English course in Santa Barbara with us?

If you've been searching for a full-time English course in Santa Barbara to meet your exacting standards, you can stop searching. We offer a range of English courses throughout the year including intensive English courses starting on any Monday for any skill level. Our Santa Barbara English school also organizes TOEFL preparation courses, Cambridge exam preparation courses, and summer immersion programs for teens who want to improve their English during their vacations.

For a semester or full-year program, you can choose between an academic English course and an advanced diploma in English for international communication. Both of these English courses in Santa Barbara offer the option of adding a volunteer internship to your studies so that you gain experience of an American workplace and have that little something extra to put on your CV.

If you're already studying in Santa Barbara or elsewhere in the United States, let us help you transfer or extend your visa so you can study with us. We're experienced in the process and can make it happen quickly and smoothly.

English course prices

Included in all English courses in Santa Barbara

  • 20, 26 or 32 English lessons of 40 minutes per week with EF Efekta™ Learning System
  • Twin room in EF Homestay
  • Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday and all meals on weekends in EF Homestay
  • Digital learning media and academic materials
  • EF SET Placement Test and progress tracker
  • EF Course Certificate and EF SET Certificate of Achievement
  • Access to My EF from enrollment
  • English post-course for up to 6 months in My EF
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access at EF School

Additional features available

  • Flight arrangements
  • Arrival transfer service from $125
  • Comprehensive travel & medical insurance coverage from $95
  • Single from $50/week in EF Homestay
  • Activities, sports and excursions at EF group rates

Prices include accommodation.

Weeks Basic General Intensive Exam
2 wks $1,130 $1,230 $1,330
3 wks $1,695 $1,845 $1,995
4 wks $2,260 $2,460 $2,660
5 wks $2,825 $3,075 $3,325
6 wks $3,390 $3,690 $3,990
8 wks $4,520 $4,920 $5,320 $5,400
10 wks $5,540 $6,020 $6,520 $6,620
12 wks $6,560 $7,120 $7,720 $7,840
16 wks $9,320 $10,120 $10,280
20 wks $11,520 $12,520 $12,720
+ 1* wks $550 $600 $610